Object Title

Right gauntlet

Right gauntlet

Date

1640

Object Number

II.99 I

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

The right gauntlet has a pointed cuff with a plain, inward turn with a recessed border, four metacarpal lames, a knuckle plate with a roped rib and four sets of finger scales riveted to modern buff leathers. The thumb defence is formed of a kite shaped plate with two scales on modern leather. A black leather tab is riveted to the inside of the cuff.

Dimensions

Dimensions: length 345 mm, width 155 mm, depth 135 mm Weight: 515 g

Inscriptions and Marks

No marks

Associations

Places Netherlands